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Paying for Care

Health care costs are a significant area of concern for everyone from patients to policymakers. Health services research evidence looks at different ways to address cost growth, encourage efficiency and quality, and provide for care via insurance, Medicare and Medicaid so that people receive the best care at the best value.

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Medicaid Expansion Enrollees in Michigan Make Gains in Employment Prior to Implementation of State’s Work Requirement

Employment and student activities increased among Michigan Medicaid expansion enrollees, outpacing employment gains among the state’s general population during the same time period.
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Work Accepted to the 2020 Annual Research Meeting Represents the Best of Health Services Research

While the in-person 2020 Annual Research Meeting has been canceled, the abstracts accepted for presentation continue to demonstrate the quality and relevance of this field. AcademyHealth is pleased to publish this full list of all the names of those accepted to present at the meeting previously scheduled for mid-June in Boston.
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Blog Post       Surge in Policies Expanding Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice in Response to COVID-19 Provide an Important Research Opportunity

Surge in Policies Expanding Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice in Response to COVID-19 Provide an Important Research Opportunity

Several states recently expanded scope of practice regulations for nurse practitioners to meet the increased demand for care during the coronavirus pandemic. In this post, AcademyHealth members from the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues contextualize these policy changes and provide recommendations for future health services research.
Blog Post       As Opioid Crisis Continues, New Report Points to State Options for Medicaid Coverage of Inpatient Behavioral Health Services

As Opioid Crisis Continues, New Report Points to State Options for Medicaid Coverage of Inpatient Behavioral Health Services

Recent AcademyHealth webinar presenter MaryBeth Musumeci and colleague Priya Chidambaram highlight findings from a recent Kaiser Family Foundation report on patterns of Medicaid enrollee use of substance use disorder services and state waiver activity aimed at expanding services.